Orlando International Airport
Orlando Airport, airport code MCO, is situated in Orange County, Florida, 10km south east of the main business district. The MCO code for the airport was retained from the former name of the airfield McCoy Air Force Base. Orlando Airport is the 13th busiest airport in the world and the 2nd busiest in Florida after Miami airport. There are other airports in the area including Orlando Sanford Airport, Daytona Beach Airport, Melbourne Airport and Tampa Airport. However, Orlando offers a great location for tourists and business people travelling to the area, so it is not surprising that Orlando airport is the busiest car hire hub in the world, always pre-book your hire car.
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Airport Car Hire
Orlando airport is the world’s largest car hire pick up location in the world. So, take some very good advice and book your hire car in advance, you do not want to have go to from desk to desk looking for offers, or to stand for ages in queues. Car Booker compares car hire companies in Orlando airport and saves you up to 30% on your rent a car in Orlando. We look at all the latest prices, the car hire discounts and offers, select the very best ones, and then let you pick the hire car that suits you best on your trip. So for cheap car hire in Orlando airport, book with Car Booker. To pick up your hire in Orlando airport, go to the car hire desk in terminal A or in terminal B on the ground floor.
Getting there & Away
If you are opting for public transport over renting a car in Orlando Airport, then here are the options available for you. First off, see if your hotel provides a shuttle, a good few of the do, so it’s worth checking. Buses leave from the A-side of the main terminal at the ground level (level 1). Here you can get a bus to downtown, International Drive, Florida Mall/Sea World. Taxis can be found at both sides of the main terminal and they vary in size from being able to carry 4 or up to 9 passengers. Taxi Fares for 5 person vans to Disney Resorts start from $65, downtown Orlando $55 and bigger taxi buses with 10 passengers can start at over $200 and vary by destination. Shuttles are also available. Fares are charged per person.
Orlando is a great place for getting around, you are never too far from anywhere and the airport is also within close proximity, so whether you are travelling for business or pleasure, it is easy to get where you want to go. You are only 9kms from the Business District and 24kms from the Convention Centre. International Drive is 24kms from the airport and Lake Buena Vista is 32kms. For Disney adventures, they are all relatively close; Sea World (28 kms), Universal Orlando (28 kms) and Walt Disney World (35 kms). And if you have time on your trip, try to make it out to Kennedy Space Centre. And for a fun day trip, get in your hire car and go along the eastern coast to Florida´s Cocoa Beach.